Travel to and within Harrogate

Travel to Harrogate

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By Air
Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) is the closest airport to Harrogate. British Airways run daily flights between Harrogate and London Heathrow and there are regular flights from many connections in Europe and worldwide. To get from the airport to Harrogate you can catch the Airport Direct 747 bus which runs hourly and will drop you off at the bus station and then it is just a short walk to the HIC.

By Train
Harrogate is linked to all major UK cities via Leeds or York including a direct, daily connection to London. When at Leeds/York there is a simple change to a Harrogate bound train. These run about every half hour (through the week) with an average journey time of 30 – 40mins. Northern Rail train services run between Leeds, Harrogate and York every half hour throughout the day and every hour on
Sunday. See timetables at: East Coast Rail provides services from Harrogate to London and Edinburgh. Trains run about every half hour (through the week) with average journey times from London of around 2 – 2.5 hours. Find details at:

By Car
If you are using a Sat Nav to travel to Harrogate you can use the following postcodes:
Harrogate International Centre – HG1 2HU
Jubilee Car Park – HG1 1DJ
Victoria Car Park – HG1 5LQ
From the South: Take the M1 and A1(M) before leaving at Junction 45 (Wetherby) then take the A661 to Harrogate. Alternatively continue on the A1 (M) to Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow the signs to Harrogate. From the North: Take the A1 (M) and exit at Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow the signs to Harrogate.

Taxi ranks are located outside the Harrogate station and the HIC.

HIC has its own 210 space underground car park and a further 1,200 spaces at the nearby Jubilee and Victoria car parks.

The charges for HIC’s underground car park are:

Stay Cost

Up to 3 hours


Up to 6 hours


Up to 12 hours


13-24 hours